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Thomas Edison invented the light bulb.
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  • Pacio
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Sentence #37449

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Thomas Edison invented the light bulb.

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sacredceltic
Mar 8th 2011, 22:41
Lie

22 inventors preceded Edison on the light bulb
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In...ent_light_bulb
Vortarulo
Mar 9th 2011, 08:33
It is not necessarily a lie. The sentence doesn't say he was the first one to invent the light bulb, just that he invented it.
sacredceltic
Mar 9th 2011, 08:41
well it is not true. He didn't invent it, he merely perfected it. He was just very good at propaganda...
Vortarulo
Mar 9th 2011, 08:53
I think it's a matter of how you view it. I'll leave the decission to other moderators.

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